To reform the financing of Congressional elections by encouraging grassroots participation in the funding of campaigns, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013
Length: 76 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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43 Cosponsors (43 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Sarbanes Joins Call to Overturn Citizens United, Enact Campaign Finance Reform Measures”
— Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] (Sponsor) on Jan 17, 2013
“O’Rourke & Bridenstine Offer Bi-Partisan Solution on Term Limits”
— Rep. Beto O’Rourke [D-TX16, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 15, 2013
Sep 14, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6426 (112th).
Jan 15, 2013
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H.R. 268 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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